Monday, November 23, 2009


  1. Boiled eggs-4
  2. Besan/chik pea flour-4 table spoon
  3. Rice flour-1 table spoon
  4. Cumin-1/2 teaspoon
  5. Red chili powder-1/8th tea spoon
  6. Salt-to taste
  7. Garam masala,red chilipowder -1/4th teaspoon
  8. Oil-for deep frying

  1. Combine flours,cumin ,salt ,chili powder,1 table spoon of hot oil,and mix well.
  2. Slowly add water and make batter,should be medium,not too thick nor too thin
  3. Make each egg into two halves
  4. Sprinkle garam masala mixture on each slice
  5. Dip in batter gently without separating the yolk,and add to the oil
  6. Fry on medium flame
  7. Repeat the same process for remaining eggs
  8. Soft and crispy egg bonda are ready to serve

Thursday, November 19, 2009


this is my 250th post,kakra rolls a tasty savory snack basically made by rolling a tortilla and then a masla paste is appled,and rolled like cylinder,then again will be cutted into disks,each disk is again rolled,this finally resebles like a coil. made some changes to make something different.Which as follows
  1. Maida/allpurpose flour-3 cups
  2. Carom seeds/ajwain-1 teaspoon
  3. Salt-pinch
  4. Garlic ghee/butter/desi ghee-1 table spoon
  5. Sour cream(low fat)-1 table spoon
  6. Powder-any of your favourite
  7. Oil-for frying

  1. In a bowl combine maida , carom seeds,ghee, salt and make dough,and let it rest for 20 minutes
  2. Divide the dough into portions
  3. Roll each each portion like a chapati/tortilla
  4. Apply sour cream all over the tortilla
  5. Sprinkle powder all over the tortilla
  6. Roll like tortilla
  7. Cut into 1 inch pieces/discs,then press them flat
  8. And roll each piece into small circle,like this from one tortilla you get 10 to 12 discs/pieces
  9. Fry each piece in oil
  10. Repeat the same process for remaining batches
  11. Can be stored for few days

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


  1. TYJ spring roll sheets-10
  2. Chopped onion-2 cups
  3. Rice flakes-2 cupes
  4. Garam masala-1 teaspoon
  5. Chat masala-1/4Th teaspoon
  6. Red chili powder-1/2 teaspoon
  7. Lemon juice-1 table spoon
  8. Chopped coriander-2 table spoons
  9. Salt-to taste
  10. Oil-for deep frying

  1. Combine onions ,rice flakes,masala's,red chili powder,salt ,lemon juice and coriander with hands thoroughly
  2. Set a side for 20 minutes
  3. Take a sheet ,and apply water all over the sheet
  4. stuff 3 spoons of onion mixture
  5. Close the mixture from one end roll it
  6. Deep fry n oil
  7. Repeat the same process for remaining batches
  8. Serve hot with tomato ketchup


Dosa served wth mango rasam ,a traditional recipe of Andhra,for making dosas we use only rice and rice flour are the main ingredients,no other flours are added.This is my entry for Sanghis for the on going event FIL-FRUITS
  1. Rice-2 cups
  2. Rice flour-2 cups
  3. Green chili paste-2 teaspoons
  4. Chopped curry leaves- 1 1/2 tablespoon
  5. Cumin-1 teaspoon
  6. Ginger garlic paste-1/4Th teaspoon
  7. Chopped onion-1 table spoons
  8. Salt-to taste

  1. Thick mango pulp -3 cups
  2. Water-1/2 cup
  3. Sugar powder- 2 to 3 table spoons

Mix all ingredients and beat well with spoon until all ingredients are mixed well

  1. Soak rice in water for 2 hours and grind to fine paste
  2. Add water to rice flour and mix well
  3. Now add rice paste and all other ingredients to rice flour mixture along with some water
  4. Keep the batter for 2 hours a side
  5. Heat tawa and apply oil ,pour batter starting from the ends to the middle
  6. Add a spoon of oil and flip other side
  7. Serve with rasam


  1. Whole corns medium-2
  2. Chopped Onion-3 table spoons
  3. Green chili's slitted and chopped-3 to 4
  4. Oil-1 table spoon
  5. Ginger garlic paste-1/4Th teaspoon
  6. Salt-to taste
  7. Coriander-1 table spoon
  8. Chik pea flour/besan - 1 table spoon
  9. Red chili powder-1/2 to 1 teaspoon


  1. Cloves-3
  2. Poppy seeds-1/8Th spoon
  3. Cinnamon stick small-1
  4. Fresh grated coconut-1 1/2 table spoon

Grind to fine paste by adding some water

  1. Remove the husks and outer layer of each corn and chop into 3 pieces
  2. Grind masala into fine paste
  3. Add water to flour and mix well to liquid consistency


  1. Heat oil in pressure cooker and add Green chilis,onions and ginger garlic paste.Fry well
  2. Now add masala paste,1 cup water ,clantro and corns
  3. Close lid and cook for 5 to8 vhistles or dependng upon Ur cooker
  4. Once the steam is gone open lid and add chik pea flour liquid followed by 2 cups of water
  5. Add salt and cook until gravy thickens
  6. Serve hot with rice
  7. sweet corn with spicy gravy gives delcious taste.
  8. Corn lovers will enjoy this curry

Monday, November 16, 2009


  1. Basmathi rice-2 cups
  2. grated carrot-2 cups
  3. slitted green chilis-3 to 4
  4. Mnt-1 table spoon
  5. coriander-1 table spoon
  6. Butter/des ghee-1 1/2 table spoon
  7. Oil-1 teaspoon
  8. Cumn-1/2 teaspoon
  9. Mustard-1/2 teaspoon
  10. Hing- pinch
  11. Curry leaves-10


  1. Peanuts-1 table spoon
  2. sesame seeds-1 table spoon
  3. Cloves-2 to4
  4. Cardamom-2 to 3
  5. Black pepper corns-1 teaspoon
  6. Whole dhaniya-2 teaspoons

  1. Dry roast all the ingredients shown for masala and bend to a fine powder
  2. Now heat oil and butter in the cooker and make seasoning,add cilantro , mint and fry well
  3. Now add green chili's and let it roast well
  4. add grated carrot and roast for 4 minutes
  5. Now add rice ,4 cups water and salt
  6. close lid and cook until done
  7. Enjoy with raitha and shorva
  8. this is a simple and tasty recipe


  1. Suji/bomay ravva-4 cups
  2. Curd-4 to 6table spoons
  3. Green chili's-2 to4
  4. Coriander-2 table spoons
  5. Cumin-1teaspoon
  6. Grated carrot-2 table spoons


  1. Unsalted butter/desi ghee-1 table spoon
  2. Oil-1/2 teaspoon
  3. Cumin-1/4th teaspoon
  4. Mustard-1/4th teaspoon
  5. Crushed curry leaves-1 table spoon

  1. Combine curd and ravva and grind along with green chili's,cumin and cilantro
  2. Heat butter and oil and make seasoning
  3. Add to ravva mixture along with grated carrot and salt
  4. And let t rest for 1 to2 hours
  5. Now mix well and pour the batter in idli make and steam for 8 minutes or until done
  6. Enjoy with coconut chutney

Friday, November 13, 2009


  1. Basmath rice-2 cups
  2. Alu/potaoes medium-3
  3. Carrots-3
  4. Peas-3 table spoons
  5. Kasuri methi-2 teaspoons
  6. Dry methi -2 table spoons
  7. Cloves-3
  8. Cnnamon-small stick
  9. Cardamom-3
  10. Shahi jeera-1/2 teaspoon
  11. Biryan masala-1/2 teaspoon
  12. Butter-1 1/2 table spoon
  13. Ol-1 table spoon
  14. Salt-to taste

  1. Peal the skin of alu and carrots and dice into big pieces
  2. Now heat oil and butter in pressure cooker and add chills fry well
  3. Add Veggies ,kasur methi and biryani masala and whole masalas(slightly crush the masala and add to get good flavour)
  4. Now add methil leaves and washed rice
  5. Roast for 5 minutes
  6. Now add the water and salt
  7. Cook until done and serve hot


  1. Frozen lilva beans-1 1/2 cup
  2. Onion chopped-1 medium
  3. Tomatoes medium chopped-3
  4. Kasuri methi-1/2 teaspoon
  5. Yogurt-2 table spoons
  6. Salt-to taste
  7. Oil-1 table spoon
  8. Cumin and mustard - 1 teaspoon
  9. Curry leaves-10
  10. Turmerc-1/4Th teaspoon


  1. cinnamon stick-small stIck
  2. Cloves-4
  3. Red chili powder-1 teaspoon
  4. Dhaniya powder-1 1/2 teaspoon
  5. garlic pods-2
  6. Fresh coconut grated-2 table spoons
  7. Roasted chanadal/puttukadala-2 teaspoons

  1. Pressure cook lilva beans along with salt and water and cook till soft
  2. Make masala paste by adding some water
  3. Heat oil in a pan, and make seasoning
  4. add kasuri methi and fry and add onions and beans
  5. fry well and add tomatoes and some water
  6. Cook till tomatoes releases juices and softens
  7. now add masala paste and cook for few minutes on low flame
  8. Add 2 table spoons of curd and cook more for 10 minutes
  9. Serve hot with pulav or rice or pulka


  1. Pine apple pieces-1 1/2cup
  2. Chopped green chili's-2 teaspoons
  3. Fresh grated coconut-1 table spoon
  4. garlic pods-2
  5. Cumin-1/2 teaspoon
  6. Red chili powder-1/4Th teaspoon
  7. Turmeric-1/8Th spoon
  8. Salt-to taste
  9. Oil-1 table spoon
  10. Cumin and mustard-1 teaspoon
  11. dry chili-1
  12. Curry leaves-5


  1. Boil pine apple pieces ,turmeric,water and green chili's,cook till it turns tender
  2. Now in a blender combine garlic,coconut,red chili powder and cumin ,make to fine paste

  3. Heat oil in a pan and make seasoning

  4. add pine apple pieces and masala paste and cook for few minutes

  5. Now add butter milk and cook for more 10 minutes until it becomes little juicy

  6. Enjoy with rice or pulka

Tuesday, November 10, 2009


  1. Chow chow-1
  2. Moong dal-1 /2 cup
  3. Tomato-1
  4. Onon medium-1
  5. Green chilis cerrano-2
  6. Dry coconut powder-1 table spoon
  7. Fennel seeds-1/2 teaspoon
  8. Oil-1 table spoon
  9. Cumin-1/2 teaspoon
  10. Mustard-1/2 teaspoon
  11. Curry leaves-10
  12. Ginger garlic paste-1/2 teaspoon
  13. Turmerc-pnch
  14. Drybred chlilis-2
  1. Pressure cook moong dal,turmeric and chow chow pieces
  2. Dry roasted green chills, fennel seeds and coconut powder and grnd to paste
  3. Heat oil in a pan add cumin,mustard curry leaves ,dry chills and onion pieces
  4. fry well and add ginger garlic paste,now add tomato pieces and cook till done
  5. Add grounded chili paste and fry well
  6. Add cooked dal mixture and little water and salt


  1. Medium size tomatoes-3
  2. Cooked turdal-1/2 cup
  3. Tamarind paste-1 full teaspoon

Garlc pods-2

  1. Oil-3 teaspoons
  2. Cumn-1/2 teaspoon
  3. Mustard-1 teaspoon
  4. dry red chilis-2
  5. Ginger garlic paste-1/2 teaspoon
  6. Pepper powder-1/2 teaspoon
  7. Sambar masala-1 teaspoon
  8. Salt-to taste
  9. Turmerc-1/4th teaspoon
  10. Paprika-1/8Th teaspoon

  1. Boil tomatoes with 3 cups of water
  2. Pick the tomatoes from water and grind along with tamarind to fine paste.
  3. And add this to the stalk water
  4. Now grind turdal along with garlic pods and sambar powder
  5. Now heat oil in a pan add cumin,mustard and dry chilies,hing,ginger paste ,black pepper powder and curry leaves
  6. Add tomato liquid and boil for 5 minutes now add dal paste
  7. Add some more water and salt
  8. Boil for few minutes and add cilantro
  9. Serve with steamed rice


  1. Boiled medium size alu-2
  2. Boiled medium carrots-2
  3. Boiles peas-1/2 cup
  4. Paprika-1/4th teaspoon
  5. garam masala-1/2 teaspoon
  6. Turmeric-pinch
  7. Salt-to taste
  8. Fennel seeds/saunf/sombu-1/4th teaspoon
  9. Crushed kasuri methi-1/2 teaspoon
  10. Black salt-1/4Th teaspoon
  11. Red chili powder-2 pinches
  12. Corn flour-3 table spoons
  13. Spring onions finely chopped- table spoon
  14. Oil-for deep frying

  1. Smash the boiled veggies together nicely with out the lumps
  2. Now add other ingredients and the corn starch
  3. Divide into portions
  4. make rounds press flat and deep fry in oil
  5. Serve hot with ketchup and salad

Sunday, November 8, 2009


  1. Chopped methi /fenugreek leaves-1 bunch
  2. Chopped onion-1 cup
  3. Red chili powder-1/4th teaspoon
  4. Salt-to taste
  5. Turmeric-pinch
  6. Desicated coconut-1 table spoon
  7. Subji masala-1 teaspoon
  8. Oil-1 table spoon
  9. Mustard and cumin-1 teaspoon
  10. Split uraddal-1 table spoon
  11. Lemon juice-2 teaspoons


  1. Besan/chickpea flour-1 cup
  2. Ginger garlic paste-1/2 teaspoon
  3. Green chili paste-1 1/2 teaspoon
  4. Cumin-1/4Th teaspoon
  5. Oil-3 teaspoons
  6. Salt-to taste

mix all the ingredients make stiff dough by adding little water

apply oil to hands,make round balls ,like marbles

Deep fry in oil and set a side


  1. Heat oil in a pan and make seasoning
  2. add onion and fry till light golden brown
  3. Add methi leaves and cook well,add one more teaspoon of oil
  4. Cook until methi roasts well
  5. add remaining powders and cook for few minutes
  6. add the fried marbles and cook for few minutes,sprinkle lemon juice
  7. Healthy methi marbles are ready to serve

Thursday, November 5, 2009


This is a very healthy and tasty recipe made using sesame seeds and dates which is made very quickly.You can make impress the kids by wrapping this in chocolate covers or silver papers.This is my entry for priya of on going event
Cooking with seeds-sesame seeds


  1. Chopped pitted dates-1 cup

  2. Roasted sesame seeds-1/2 cup

  3. Dry fruits of your choice chopped -1 table spoon

  4. Dessicated coconut-2 to 3 table spoons


  1. Grind dates along with sesame seeds and place in a bowl

  2. Roast the nuts in butter and add to the dates mixture

  3. Shape into laddu or desired shapes

  4. Then roll the laddus in coconut powder

  5. For kids to make them attractively,keep the laddu in a candy /chocolate cover and give it to them

  6. Pregnant ladies should use peanut powder instead of sesame seed powder

  7. if relatives give sudden surprise to you,then you can make this quick sweetrecipe